HR LeadersTalk: Gillian McCombie Shares Wisdom of Experience

In every issue of PeopleTalk magazine we try to speak with an HR leader to get their thoughts on various HR related topics and pick their brain for some advice they may have for the next generation of HR...

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Navigating the Coming Sea Change: Searching for Economic Growth Amid Population Aging

By Jock Finlayson and Kristine St. Laurent For the first time in Canadian history, the number of seniors (aged 65 years and over) now exceeds the number of people aged 15 to 24. Fifty years ago, for each person approaching...

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Yesterday’s Model? (New Modes of Thinking Required)

By Jennifer Gerves-Keen Our organizational models are not working; as HR professionals we should not be surprised—merely prepared. What does organizational change have to do with effective recruitment and retention? Everything. We are hearing constantly about our current/upcoming labour shortage, and...

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HR a ‘Fresh Canvas’ for Aboriginal Community

By Sarah Dobson Four years ago, Diane Carriere attended a conference of the National Native American Human Resource Association (NNAHRA) in Albuquerque, N.M. She walked into a room full of Native American HR practitioners talking about similar issues and decided...

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Effective Learning & Affecting Change: BCIT and First Nations Pair for HR Pilot

By Jennifer-Gerves Keen Accessible and effective learning and development is the cornerstone of civilization as we know it. In order to maintain the excellent standard of living that many of us enjoy here in Canada, we need to start paying...

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